This winter has been absolutely horrid, and the only thing keeping me sane is using the rare sunny (yet cold) Saturday to open all the blinds and pretend it’s spring, which leads to the desire to start spring cleaning.
Over coffee the other day, two of my best friends (Amy & Lela) revealed they have a secret weapon for keeping their household sh&t together (my words, not theirs). This secret? FlyLady.
What it is: mission control for a tidy house, complete with specific manageable tasks.
FlyLady believes there are two foundational task to keeping your house (and life) in order:
Shine your sink
Get dressed to shoes
FAIR WARNING: Her videos are a little… how do I say this nicely??? Well, if you like sappy, jingle-style music on a video of still photos with weird transitions, the videos are delightful.
I’m currently giving her processes a try, and even though I might not love the videos, the two simple steps above have already had a huge impact. I am much less frazzled, and actually feel more energetic.
Evolved Mommy is about tech and gadgets as the relate to family life. We talk about Apple products like iPads, iPhones and pretty cases for iPads and iPhones. We talk about gadgets for the home like Nest thermostats and Roombas. We talk about nonsense and life in Northwest Arkansas. Whatever.